Fans were delighted to see Guezdouzi gestures after Aubameyang’s winning goal.
The Gunners make a stunning comeback as they defeated determined Aston Villa side on Sunday for Premier League campaign. Emery’s side bagged 3 goals at home which include Gunners big summer signing to score Nicolas Pepe score for the first time along with those of Callum Chambers and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang giving Arsenal a win over Aston Villa at Emirates.
But other than these three players Matteo Guezdouzi was the man of the match. Events that happened in the second half of the match favoured him even more. The young starlet is growing as most popular player amongst Arsenal Fans.
The French midfielder was a major driving force in the Arsenal’s dramatic comeback in the second half. The Gunners came from behind down to 10 mems after Ainsley Maitland Niles received a second yellow card for two bookable offenses in the second half.
Arsenal won the penalty that made an equal the score after which Nicola Pepe opened his account for the club and eventually brought the goal through Callum Chambers.
The midfielder impact was exactly what Arsenal needed and it caught the attention of Premier League legend Alan Shearer.
Shearer said on Match of the day 2.
“When you consider they’re going down to ten men, their change in attitude was just incredible. Saka came off, Chambers came on at half-time and all of a sudden you’ve got committing men forward, there’s more pace to their play and the intent was there.
Guendouzi was absolutely magnificent in the second half, they needed a warrior and he stood up.
What Guendouzi did after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had scored in remaining 6 minutes turned out to be the winner that will delight Arsenal fans.
As revealed by @seangooner on Twitter who sat behind the Aston Villa dugout noted that Guendouzi and John Terry exchanged words throughout the game, with the Gunners star gesturing that he was inside the Chelsea legend’s head after the Aubameyang’s goal.
Huge reactions came from Arsenal fellow supporters on Twitter and some of the best reactions are given below.
Matteo Guezdouzi performance against Aston Villa summed up Arsenal’s performance. He is improving as a complete midfielder and has become a trendsetter of Arsenal. But Arsenal still has defensive issues that they need to work on. They need to play with the same spirit when they travel to face Manchester United next Monday.